Category Archives: Personal Hygiene

All-Natural Leg Wax – Followup

It’s been 12 days since The Great Leg Waxing – right around the amount of time I’d say it’s “worth the mess, discomfort, and time” involved with a [..]

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Homemade Sugar-Based Hair Removal “Wax”

In our last installment, I went on at some length about Leg Hair and how the stinkin’ heck to get rid of it. I gave a short recipe [..]

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“All-Natural” Depilation

Let me warn you ahead of time: There are pictures of my pasty-white, hairy legs ahead. Brace yourselves; it’s not pretty. I’ll admit it, folks; I can’t carry [..]

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Coconut Oil Review & A Giveaway!

Hi folks – For the last, oh, long time, I’ve been horribly remiss in posting much of anything useful here, as I’ve been hyper-focused elsewhere. Today, that changes. [..]

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Where is my healthy?

Given up gluten has, ostensibly, removed a toxin from my body that was probably causing a lot of internal inflammation and general unpleasantness, of which I wasn’t ever [..]

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10 Things to Avoid in Beauty Products

The Progressive Pioneer put up a great post about 10 highly-toxic substances often found in beauty products. It’s amazing we take all this stuff for granted as being [..]

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Cleaning Up My Life

This post first appeared on my other blog, Confounded by Quilting, and basically cemented my desire to have a more appropriate blog title for the homesteady bits of [..]

Cleaning Products, Commercialism, Gluten-Free, Illness, Kombucha, Personal Hygiene, Personal Responsibility, Planning, Politics, Product Recommendations, Vegetarian , , , ,

Natural deodorant + More natural goodness

Good morning! The ever-resourceful Barbara sent me more information about using natural deodorants, which I’ve employed today. At noon, we’ll see how the stench level is. I used [..]

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All-Natural and Totally Organized

Not yet, but that’s a good goal I have in mind. First, let me say this – this post isn’t intended to be preachy; these are my choices, [..]

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